Backup Compression with SQL Server 2008

Thursday Oct 2nd 2008 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

No need to turn to third-party tools to keep your databases as small as possible. It's in SQL Server 2008 now.

[From Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine]

SQL Server 2008 provides a feature, which, in my opinion, has been far overdue -- backup compression. For too long, if you wanted the benefit of compressed backups, you had to look at a third-party tool. Now, backup compression is built right into SQL Server 2008, and what's even better is that it's easy to use.

The article continues at http://mcpmag.com/columns/article.asp?editorialsid=2824

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